Broward Clerk of Courts Suspending Non-Essential Services

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Events and Workshops

Upcoming Event: Join Us for Passport Day - Saturday, April 18, 2020

Passport Book Image The Clerk's office is hosting a Passport Day Event on Saturday, April 18, 2020 from 8:00 am - 2:00 pm at the Central Passport Location. If you, a family member or friend need a first time passport, passport renewal, passport for a child under-age 16, or a replacement for a lost, stolen, or damaged passport, please come and join us on Passport Day.

For more information on Applying for a Passport or Renewing a Passport, visit our Passport Division web page.

Passport Day Event Flyer

Sponsored By: Brenda D Forman, Clerk of the Courts
WhenSaturday, April 18, 2020, from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm
Where Broward County Judicial Complex - West Tower-Room 1160
Address 201 S.E. 6th Street, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
Requirements Visit our Passport Division web page.
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Current News and Announcements

Suspending Non-Essential Services

  • By: Clerk of Courts
  • March 23, 2020

[Fort Lauderdale, FL, March 23, 2020] Pursuant to Administrative Order 2020-23-Temp, "The Seventeenth Judicial Circuit Continuity of Operations Plan is activated."

Accordingly, the Broward County Clerk of Courts suspended in-person, non-essential services consistent with the 17th Judicial Circuit's Administrative Order to prevent the spread of coronavirus COVID-19.

Essential Clerk employees will still be working to support the 17th Judicial Circuit mission critical events and proceedings, as outlined in Administrative Order 2020-23-Temp...... Read Full Press Release

E-Notify System Rolled out Statewide

  • By: Florida Court Clerks and Comptrollers
  • February 24, 2020

e-Notify Are you an attorney, a defendant, or a citizen with an interest in a criminal court case?

If so, e-Notify is now available through the Florida's Court Event Notification Statewide System and is a free way to get reminders about criminal court events through texts or emails.

Sign up today and learn more about e-Notify at

Pursuant to F.S. 45.31 - Judicial Sales Procedure

  • By: Clerk of Courts
  • February 17, 2020

Pursuant to F.S. 45.031 - Judicial sales procedure. If the successful bidder does not make the final payment by the prescribed time, then their deposit will be forfeited. The Clerk’s Office will assess a non-refundable registry fee and other costs (e.g., re-publication cost) from the forfeited deposit. Any remaining funds shall be applied toward the final judgment.

Pursuant to F.S. 57.082 - Determination of civil indigent status

  • By: Clerk of Courts
  • September 23, 2019

Pursuant to F.S. 57.082 - Determination of civil indigent status. If you qualify for civil indigence, the filing and summons fees are waived; other cost and fees may not be waived. If you are determined not to be indigent, fees are due at the time of filing.

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Message from Clerk

Brenda D. Forman

Broward County Clerk of Court
Broward County Clerk of Courts Brenda D. Forman

As your Clerk of the Circuit and County Courts, I am pleased to provide you with this website and hope you will find the information and services provided here useful. My office strives to provide information and services through this site that will assist you in a manner more convenient than traveling to one of our office locations.

Please remember that information provided through this site does not constitute the official court records of the Clerk. It is my ongoing commitment to continue to improve this site and the services offered both here and in my offices.

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Clerk of the Month

Pui Man Fung

Team Leader II - Clerk of Courts Traffic - West
Clerk of the Month

April 2019 — Congratulations to Pui Man Fung, Team Leader II - Clerk of Courts Traffic - West, for being selected April 2019 Clerk of the Month. She has an outstanding work ethic and displays a positive attitude daily. She goes above and beyond to assist our internal and external customers with finding solutions. Way to go Pui Man and many thanks for being a great role model! Congratulations Pui!

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Clerk's Media Center

New Passport Office Opens

The Broward County Clerk of Courts is pleased to announce the grand opening of a new Passport office on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at the Broward County Central Courthouse.

More Coming Soon!